Birmingham

Birmingham Alabama skyline

Birmingham

Now is a great time to add Birmingham real estate to your investment portfolio.  Birmingham home prices are currently at historically low levels. Below are just a few of the reason why you should buy investment property in Birmingham, Alabama:

  • It is one of the most affordable cities in the U.S. to live.
  • Home prices are currently at historically low levels.
  • It is one of the most important business centers in the Southeastern U.S.
  • It ranks 54th in population among the nation’s top 268 metropolitan areas.
  • The local economy is diversified with manufacturing, higher education, medical professions, and banking being among the top employers.
  • It has three universities, four junior colleges, three technical schools, & three religious training schools.
  • 46 percent of the population are renters.
  • Rental rates vs. home values allow for excellent cash flow opportunities.
  • Rental rates are on the rise.
  • Rental unit demand is currently high.

The City of Birmingham, Alabama, is a municipal corporation under the laws of the State of Alabama. Birmingham is the largest city in the state with a population currently estimated at 242,820, and a metro population of 1,079,089.

Nestled at the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains at the cross-section of two major railroads, the city was once the primary industrial center of the southern United States. At the height of the nation’s manufacturing age, the city grew so fast in population, it was called the “Magic City.” Today, Birmingham has transformed itself into a medical research, banking and service-based economy, making it one of the nation’s most livable cities with a vibrant downtown, a burgeoning loft community, a world-class culinary scene and more green space per capita than any other city in the nation!

Birmingham SkylineBirmingham also boasts 99 historic neighborhoods and is often referred to as the cradle of the American Civil Rights Movement. The average (high) temperature in the city is 65°; the average low is 51°. The city is centrally located in the southeast and easily accessible to major hubs in the region.

Birmingham Stats:

  • Ranks 13th among the largest southeastern metropolitan areas
  • Represents 24 percent of Alabama’s total population
  • Represents 31 percent of Alabama’s total payroll dollars
  • Ranks 48th in population among the nation’s top 300 metropolitan areas
  • Home to 40,680 Businesses

Some of Birmingham’s Largest Employers:

University of Alabama at Birmingham
University of Alabama at Birmingham Medical Center
Baptist Medical Centers
BellSouth
Honda Manufacturing Plant
Mercedes – Benz Manufacturing Plant
University of Alabama at Birmingham
Protective Life Insurance Headquarters
Regions Bank, NA. Headquarters
Wells Fargo Bank
BBVA Compass Bank
Alabama Power Company Headquarters
Books-A-Million Headquarters
Energen Corporation
SONAT Corporation

Local Area Attractions:

The Birmingham Civil Rights Institute is a large interpretive museum and research center in Birmingham, Alabama that depicts the struggles of the American Civil Rights Movement in the 1950s and 1960s. The Institute is located in the Civil Rights District, which includes the historic 16th Street Baptist Church, Kelly Ingram Park, Fourth Avenue Business District, and the Alabama Jazz Hall of Fame located in the Carver Theatre.

The Historic Alabama Theater is a movie palace in Birmingham, Alabama. It was built in 1927 by Paramount’s Publix Theatre chain as its flagship theater for the southeastern region of the United States. Seating 2,500 people at the time, it was the largest in the Birmingham Theatre district. The district was once home to a myriad of large theaters that featured vaudeville, performing arts, nickelodeons, and large first-run movie palaces. The Alabama is the only district theater still operating today. Built to show silent films, the Alabama still features its original Wurlitzer theater organ.

The Barbers Motor Sports Museum and Park is a 740 acres multi-purpose racing facility located on the eastern fringes of Birmingham, Alabama,near Leeds. It was built by George Barber, and includes the Barber Vintage Motorsport Museum. It has been the site of the IndyCar Series Grand Prix of Alabama since 2010 season. Barber is also the home of the North American Porsche Driving School and the Kevin Schwantz Motorcycle School.

Birmingham, AL view from Railroad Park Railroad Park is a 19-acre park in downtown Birmingham, Alabama, that opened in the fall of 2010. It was designed by landscape architect Tom Leader and built by Birmingham-based Brasfield & Gorrie. The park lies immediately south of the Norfolk Southern and CSX rail lines through downtown Birmingham.

Properties In and Around Birmingham:

1024 Avocado Cir

$ 97.900
Monthly Rent: $985 Annual Rent: $11,820 Check out the full proforma here: 1024 Avocado Cir Proforma Information con [more]
Monthly Rent: $985 Annual Rent: $11,820 Check out the full proforma here: 1024 Avocado Cir Proforma Information con [more]
31 1.389 ft2full info
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2408 Pentland Dr

$ 112.900
Monthly Rent: $1,095 Annual Rent: $13,140 Check out the full proforma here: 2408 Pentland Dr Proforma Information c [more]
Monthly Rent: $1,095 Annual Rent: $13,140 Check out the full proforma here: 2408 Pentland Dr Proforma Information c [more]
32 2.070 ft2full info
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1309 Ferro Ave

$ 88.900
Monthly Rent: $925 Annual Rent: $11,100 Check out the full proforma here: 1309 Ferro Ave Proforma Information conta [more]
Monthly Rent: $925 Annual Rent: $11,100 Check out the full proforma here: 1309 Ferro Ave Proforma Information conta [more]
32 1.728 ft2full info
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500 15th Ave NW

$ 84.900
Monthly Rent: $885 Annual Rent: $10,620 Check out the full proforma here: 500 15th Ave Proforma Information contain [more]
Monthly Rent: $885 Annual Rent: $10,620 Check out the full proforma here: 500 15th Ave Proforma Information contain [more]
31 1.079 ft2full info
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1829 Old Creek Trail

$ 239.900
1829 Old Creek Trail, Vestavia, AL 35216 4 BR / 2 BA 1,485 Sq. Ft. Built 1956 SALE PRICE: $239,900 CONTACT US TODAY [more]
1829 Old Creek Trail, Vestavia, AL 35216 4 BR / 2 BA 1,485 Sq. Ft. Built 1956 SALE PRICE: $239,900 CONTACT US TODAY [more]
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1365 5th Pl

$ 82.900
Monthly Rent: $875 Annual Rent: $10,500 Check out the full program here: 1365 5th Pl Proforma Information contained [more]
Monthly Rent: $875 Annual Rent: $10,500 Check out the full program here: 1365 5th Pl Proforma Information contained [more]
31 1.012 ft2full info

1145 Lay Dr

$ 82.900
Monthly Rent: $875 Annual Rent: $10,500 Check out the full proforma here: 1145 Lay Dr Proforma Information containe [more]
Monthly Rent: $875 Annual Rent: $10,500 Check out the full proforma here: 1145 Lay Dr Proforma Information containe [more]
31 1.176 ft2full info
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5605 Court Q

$ 11.900
5605 Court Q, Birmingham, AL 35208 3 BR / 1 BA 1,140 Sq. Ft. Built 1948 SALE PRICE: $11,900 CONTACT US TODAY!! (205 [more]
5605 Court Q, Birmingham, AL 35208 3 BR / 1 BA 1,140 Sq. Ft. Built 1948 SALE PRICE: $11,900 CONTACT US TODAY!! (205 [more]
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212 12th St

$ 59.900
Monthly Rent: $750 Annual Rent: $9,000 Check out the full proforma here: 212 12th Ave Proforma ****Cash Only**** In [more]
Monthly Rent: $750 Annual Rent: $9,000 Check out the full proforma here: 212 12th Ave Proforma ****Cash Only**** In [more]
31 888 ft2full info

1137 Linwood St

$ 73.900
Monthly Rent: $825 Annual Rent: $9,900 Check out the full proforma here: 1137 Linwood St Proforma Information conta [more]
Monthly Rent: $825 Annual Rent: $9,900 Check out the full proforma here: 1137 Linwood St Proforma Information conta [more]
31 1.255 ft2full info

200 23rd Terr NW

$ 81.900
Monthly Rent: $875 Annual Rent: $10,500 Check out the full proforma here: 200 23rd Terr Proforma Information contai [more]
Monthly Rent: $875 Annual Rent: $10,500 Check out the full proforma here: 200 23rd Terr Proforma Information contai [more]
31 1.050 ft2full info

125 16th Court Cir NE

$ 82.900
Monthly Rent: $875 Annual Rent: $10,500 Click here for the full proforma: 125 16th Court Cir Proforma Information c [more]
Monthly Rent: $875 Annual Rent: $10,500 Click here for the full proforma: 125 16th Court Cir Proforma Information c [more]
31 900 ft2full info
Under Contract

821 Alden Ave

$ 61.900
Monthly Rent: $795 Annual Rent: $9,540 Check out the full proforma here: 821 Alden Ave Proforma Information contain [more]
Monthly Rent: $795 Annual Rent: $9,540 Check out the full proforma here: 821 Alden Ave Proforma Information contain [more]
31 1.099 ft2full info
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Under Contract

1041 Avocado Dr

$ 102.900
Monthly Rent: $1,025 Annual Rent: $12,300 Check out the full proforma here: 1041 Avocado Dr Information contained i [more]
Monthly Rent: $1,025 Annual Rent: $12,300 Check out the full proforma here: 1041 Avocado Dr Information contained i [more]
31.5 1.097 ft2full info
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Under Contract

2905 Valleyview Cir

$ 84.900
Monthly Rent: $895 Annual Rent: $10,740 Check out the full program here: 2905 Valleyview Cir Proforma Information c [more]
Monthly Rent: $895 Annual Rent: $10,740 Check out the full program here: 2905 Valleyview Cir Proforma Information c [more]
31.5 1.126 ft2full info
Under Contract

6101 Cathwick Dr

$ 134.900
Monthly Rent: $1,350 Annual Rent: $16,200 Check out the full proforma here: 6101 Cathwick Dr Proforma Information c [more]
Monthly Rent: $1,350 Annual Rent: $16,200 Check out the full proforma here: 6101 Cathwick Dr Proforma Information c [more]
22 1.374 ft2full info
Under Contract

520 Elm St SW

$ 86.900
Monthly Rent: $900 Annual Rent: $10,800 Check out the full proforma here: 520 Elm St Proforma Information contained [more]
Monthly Rent: $900 Annual Rent: $10,800 Check out the full proforma here: 520 Elm St Proforma Information contained [more]
32 1.014 ft2full info
Under Contract

514 Flint Hill Rd

$ 129.900
Monthly Rent: $1,195 Annual Rent: $14,340 Check out the full proforma here: 514 Flint Hill Rd Proforma Information [more]
Monthly Rent: $1,195 Annual Rent: $14,340 Check out the full proforma here: 514 Flint Hill Rd Proforma Information [more]
32 1.122 ft2full info
Under Contract

9744 Red Mill Rd

$ 83.900
Monthly Rent: $875 Annual Rent: $10,500 Check out the full proforma here: 9744 Red Mill Rd Proforma Information con [more]
Monthly Rent: $875 Annual Rent: $10,500 Check out the full proforma here: 9744 Red Mill Rd Proforma Information con [more]
31 1.106 ft2full info
Under Contract

122 Spring Wood St

$ 64.900
Monthly Rent: $800 Annual Rent: $9,600 Check out the full program here: 122 Springwood St Proforma Information cont [more]
Monthly Rent: $800 Annual Rent: $9,600 Check out the full program here: 122 Springwood St Proforma Information cont [more]
31 1.356 ft2full info
Under Contract

7307 Whitney Dr

$ 124.900
Monthly Rent: $1,195 Annual Rent: $14,340 Check out the full program here: 7307 Whitney Dr Proforma Information con [more]
Monthly Rent: $1,195 Annual Rent: $14,340 Check out the full program here: 7307 Whitney Dr Proforma Information con [more]
32 1.185 ft2full info
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5048 Stone Bridge Lane

$ 204.900
5048 Stone Bridge Lane, Birmingham, AL 35242 4 BR / 3.5 BA 3,454 Sq. Ft. Built 1986 SALE PRICE: $204,900 CONTACT US [more]
5048 Stone Bridge Lane, Birmingham, AL 35242 4 BR / 3.5 BA 3,454 Sq. Ft. Built 1986 SALE PRICE: $204,900 CONTACT US [more]
43.5 3.454 ft2full info
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Under Contract

2818 Valley Hill Cir

$ 79.900
Monthly Rent: $875 Annual Rent: $10,500 Check out the full program here: 2818 Valley Hill Cir Proforma Information [more]
Monthly Rent: $875 Annual Rent: $10,500 Check out the full program here: 2818 Valley Hill Cir Proforma Information [more]
31.5 1.098 ft2full info
Under Contract

501 Roebuck Dr

$ 84.900
Monthly Rent: $895 Annual Rent: $10,740 Check out the full program here: 501 Roebuck Dr Proforma Information contai [more]
Monthly Rent: $895 Annual Rent: $10,740 Check out the full program here: 501 Roebuck Dr Proforma Information contai [more]
31.5 1.298 ft2full info
Under Contract

929 Sunset Dr

$ 82.900
Monthly Rent: $875 Annual Rent: $10,500 Check out the full proforma here: 929 Sunset Dr Proforma Information contai [more]
Monthly Rent: $875 Annual Rent: $10,500 Check out the full proforma here: 929 Sunset Dr Proforma Information contai [more]
31 1.056 ft2full info
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7703 6th Ave N

$ 14.900
7703 6th Avenue N, Birmingham, AL 35206 2 BR / 1 BA 1,186 Sq. Ft. Built 1935 SALE PRICE: $14,900 CONTACT US TODAY!! [more]
7703 6th Avenue N, Birmingham, AL 35206 2 BR / 1 BA 1,186 Sq. Ft. Built 1935 SALE PRICE: $14,900 CONTACT US TODAY!! [more]
21 1.186 ft2full info
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Under Contract

937 Five Mile Rd

$ 82.900
Monthly Rent: $875 Annual Rent: $10,500 Check out the full proforma here: 937 Five Mile Rd Proforma Information con [more]
Monthly Rent: $875 Annual Rent: $10,500 Check out the full proforma here: 937 Five Mile Rd Proforma Information con [more]
31 1.198 ft2full info
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5401 Mimosa Street

$ 19.900
5401 Mimosa Street, Gardendale, AL 35071 2 BR / 1 BA 1,098 Sq. Ft. Built 1930 SALE PRICE: $19,900 CONTACT US TODAY! [more]
5401 Mimosa Street, Gardendale, AL 35071 2 BR / 1 BA 1,098 Sq. Ft. Built 1930 SALE PRICE: $19,900 CONTACT US TODAY! [more]
21 1.098 ft2full info
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522 Oak Place

$ 19.900
522 Oak Place, Fairfield, AL 35064 3 BR / 1 BA 1,150 Sq. Ft. Built 1925 SALE PRICE: $19,900 Property has Tenant in [more]
522 Oak Place, Fairfield, AL 35064 3 BR / 1 BA 1,150 Sq. Ft. Built 1925 SALE PRICE: $19,900 Property has Tenant in [more]
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513 Oak Place

$ 19.900
513 Oak Place, Fairfield, AL 35064 3 BR / 1 BA 1,440 Sq. Ft. Built 1920 SALE PRICE: $19,900 CONTACT US TODAY!! (205 [more]
513 Oak Place, Fairfield, AL 35064 3 BR / 1 BA 1,440 Sq. Ft. Built 1920 SALE PRICE: $19,900 CONTACT US TODAY!! (205 [more]
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Under Contract

900 Meadowbrook Dr

$ 81.900
Monthly Rent: $875 Annual Rent: $10,500 Check out the full proforma here: 900 Meadowbrook Dr Proforma Information c [more]
Monthly Rent: $875 Annual Rent: $10,500 Check out the full proforma here: 900 Meadowbrook Dr Proforma Information c [more]
31 1.128 ft2full info
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2613 Ave H

$ 21.900
         2613 Avenue H, Birmingham, AL 35218 3 BR / 1 BA 1,302 Sq. Ft. Built 1935 SALE PRICE: $21,900 CONTACT US TO [more]
         2613 Avenue H, Birmingham, AL 35218 3 BR / 1 BA 1,302 Sq. Ft. Built 1935 SALE PRICE: $21,900 CONTACT US TO [more]
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1132 Cullom Street S

$ 85.000
1132 Cullom Street S, Birmingham, AL 35205 6 BR / 3 BA 3,222 Sq. Ft. Built 1910 SALE PRICE: $85,000 CONTACT US TODA [more]
1132 Cullom Street S, Birmingham, AL 35205 6 BR / 3 BA 3,222 Sq. Ft. Built 1910 SALE PRICE: $85,000 CONTACT US TODA [more]
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1712 Wingfield Circle

$ 325.000
1712 Wingfield Circle, Birmingham, Al 35242 Shelby County $325,000 5 Bedroom / 4.5 Bathroom 4,144 Square Feet Built [more]
1712 Wingfield Circle, Birmingham, Al 35242 Shelby County $325,000 5 Bedroom / 4.5 Bathroom 4,144 Square Feet Built [more]
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1618 36th Ave N

$ 10.900
PROPERTY SOLD!! 1618 36th Avenue N, Birmingham, AL 35207 2 Br/ 1 BA 891 Sq. Ft.  Built 1950 Estimated Rental Income [more]
PROPERTY SOLD!! 1618 36th Avenue N, Birmingham, AL 35207 2 Br/ 1 BA 891 Sq. Ft.  Built 1950 Estimated Rental Income [more]
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4 Main Street, Bessemer

$ 14.500
4 Main Street, Bessemer, AL 35020 3 BR / 2 BA 1,314 Sq. Ft.  Sales Price $14,500 Estimated Rental Income $600/Month [more]
4 Main Street, Bessemer, AL 35020 3 BR / 2 BA 1,314 Sq. Ft.  Sales Price $14,500 Estimated Rental Income $600/Month [more]
32 1.314 ft2full info
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101 Woodward Drive

$ 28.500
101 Woodward Drive, Bessemer, AL 35023 3 BR / 1 BA 1,220 Sq. Ft. Built 1945 Estimated Rental Income $750/Month SALE [more]
101 Woodward Drive, Bessemer, AL 35023 3 BR / 1 BA 1,220 Sq. Ft. Built 1945 Estimated Rental Income $750/Month SALE [more]
31 1.220 ft2full info
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820 3rd Avenue North

$ 22.900
PRICE REDUCED TO SELL FAST!!! 820 3rd Avenue N, Bessemer, AL 35020 3 BR / 2 BA 1,288 Sq. Ft. Built 1951 Estimated R [more]
PRICE REDUCED TO SELL FAST!!! 820 3rd Avenue N, Bessemer, AL 35020 3 BR / 2 BA 1,288 Sq. Ft. Built 1951 Estimated R [more]
32 1.288 ft2full info
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127 Pine Avenue

$ 18.900
127 Pine Avenue, Bessemer, Al 35023 3 BR / 1 BA 1,276 Sq Ft – Built 1924 Fireplace! Hardwood Floors! Estimate [more]
127 Pine Avenue, Bessemer, Al 35023 3 BR / 1 BA 1,276 Sq Ft – Built 1924 Fireplace! Hardwood Floors! Estimate [more]
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1700 2nd Court W

$ 27.500
PRICE REDUCED!! 1700 2nd Court W, Birmingham, Al 35208 2-Story DUPLEX 2,611 Sq. Ft Built 1930 *Bottom Unit: 3BR/2BA [more]
PRICE REDUCED!! 1700 2nd Court W, Birmingham, Al 35208 2-Story DUPLEX 2,611 Sq. Ft Built 1930 *Bottom Unit: 3BR/2BA [more]

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